Private Food Tour with a Local Expert including 10 Tastings in Edinburgh

Please be aware that this tour is adapted to the local regulations post Covid-19. Our hosts will deliver this experience with the required equipment always keeping the distance suggested by local authorities. It will be safe and entertaining!

Fall in love with the flavorful Scottish cuisine on this delicious food tour in Edinburgh! Enjoy a selection of 10 tastings hand-picked by your foodie local host, just for you.

Wander around Summerhall, the vibrant multi-arts complex, and sample salmon on toast with local beer. Explore the offerings of cheese artisan, I.J. Mellis. And the cherry on top, do like the locals do and go for a Scotch whiskey tasting in a famous watering hole that gets you in the mood with a Scottish vibe.

Try Clava Brie made from organic milk and pair that with Scottish oatcakes, and munch into deep-fried Mars bar. And that’s just the beginning; there’s more food to come! The foodie locals are ready give you the best tour!

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  • What's included :
    • Local Guide
    • Private Tour
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Lunch - 8 Local Food Tastings
    • Bottled water
    • Vegetarian Alternatives
    • Due to post Covid-19 policy this tour has a limited amount of participants
    • Tips and tricks about the local way and information on Covid-19 regulations from our local guide
    • Your local host will reach you to make sure all precautionary measures are taken
    • Private experience only for you and your family/friends with social distance involved
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pick-up and drop off
    • Food & beverages not listed as inclusions
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: St Giles' Cathedral, High Street Historic Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RE Scotland

    Meet you guide outside Royal Mile Whiskeys Shop, right across the Cathedral

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EW Scotland

    Get to understand the ancient culture of incredibly good local farmhouse cheese production, in a place nearby.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: 21 Grassmarket Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2HS Scotland

    Enjoy the story of Maggie Dickson at the famous grass-market, home to a myriad of historic happenings.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: St Cecilia's Hall & Music Museum, 50 Niddry Street Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 1LG Scotland

    Discover why Scotland has a long lasting tradition of pie making at a nearby secret place.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Museum of Childhood, 42 High Street Royal Mille, Edinburgh EH1 1TB Scotland

    Right at a place nearby, find out more about and taste traditionally copper pot made fudge.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: John Knox House Museum, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR Scotland

    Make a stop outside the Royal Mile’s oldest surviving medieval building to hear about the John Knox House Museum’s civil war history

    Stop At: Edinburgh Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 Scotland

    Discover haggis, a savoury pudding containing sheep's pluck (heart, liver, and lungs); minced with onion, oatmeal, suet, spices, and salt, mixed with stock, and cooked while traditionally. Wash it down with a lovely local beer

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: St Andrew Square, George Street, Edinburgh Scotland

    Beside this beautiful square, make your way to an ornate (and possibly haunted) Victorian bar to fall in love with the smooth, smoky flavors of the fish chowder known as Cullen skink

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Royal Mile Market, 122 High Street Tron Kirk, Edinburgh EH1 1SG Scotland

    Next to the market, discover the joy of biting into a crunchy, gooey deep-fried Mars bar – a naughty treat the Scots have become very fond of!

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Writers' Museum, Lady Stairs House Lady Stair's Close Lawnmarket Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PA Scotland

    Stop at Lady Stairs Close for an insight into Scottish literature outside the Writers’ Museum – a tribute to local greats Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson

    Stop At: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland

    Finish up the experience and celebrate Scottish food and drink by learning about the drink called ‘the water of life’ as you sip a glass of whisky at a cozy pub with a roaring fire!

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    St Giles' Cathedral, High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RE, UK
    Return Detail :
    Brodie's Close, 304 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2PS, UK
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Post Covid-19 regulations are applied to this product with regards to the number of participants, delivery methods of the tour and content of the tour.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Withlocals

Activity ID: V-24380P852

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